Simon Fraser University

The Big One? New study says major quake could shake Olympic Peninsula

Fault line deeper than believed, could hit south of Vancouver Island, says SFU expert.

Blue light tool could save lives of patients suffering from oral cancer: study

VANCOUVER -- A device that emits a blue light is giving patients undergoing surgery for oral cancer a fighting chance at survival and Canada is at the forefront of research that could have a global...

SFU student's research reaps big reward

Vancouver-based scholar and artist Alana Gerecke is among 14 doctoral candidates awarded with an $180,000 scholarship from the Trudeau Foundation this year. The Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation ...

Simon Fraser University students with No Home

Simon Fraser University students work to build a shelter during No Home. Photo by Theresa Chong

Tim Hortons emergency care and the nursing home connection

Two popular Canadian institutions, Tim Hortons and universal health care, recently had an awkward partnership. On February 28, doctors at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster were forced to...

Local couple to put the test to Vancouver's first laneway house

Meet Ura Jones and Mike Higgins: human guinea pigs for West House, Vancouver’s first laneway house.   The house, both designed and built in Vancouver, aims to incorporate environmentally...

Brainy, brilliant Emcee SHAD talks with Vancouver youth

Shad is more than just another intelligent emcee. He uses simple language to convey complex ideas. You can watch YouTube videos where he freestyles endlessly with solid narrative that is free...

Cetaceans in captivity: an SFU researcher may have a solution

Virtual belugas like these may one day replace captive belugas at the Vancouver Aquarium, according to an SFU researcher.

Media Democracy Day Vancouver 2010 details announced

For the ninth year running, Media Democracy Day (MDD) will spark vibrant, critical, interactive dialogue around the Canadian media system.

Alberta bails out private clinic. Is Kevin Falcon paying attention?

On April 12, Kevin Falcon, Minister of Health Services, announced that the province is funding some hospital care in B.C. in a new way. According to ministry, several pilot projects using “patient-...